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Who Should Be Informing Spouses Of Hiv-positive Patients

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Spouses of HIV Patients in Singapore to Be Informed

Singapore will require compulsory notification for the spouses of HIV patients under the Infectious Diseases Act, Minister of State for Health Balaji Sadasivan told an audience of doctors recently. Under the new law, the infected person's consent is... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Singapore Informs Spouses of HIV-Positive Individuals of Partners' Status

Singapore's Ministry of Health has begun informing the spouses of HIV-positive people about their partners' HIV status in an effort to fight the spread of the virus, Reuters reports. According to the text of a speech made on Monday by Senior... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Information-Motivation-Behavioral Skills Barriers Associated With Intentional Versus Unintentional ARV Non-Adherence Behavior Among HIV-Positive Patients in Clinical Care

Thanks to antiretroviral (ARV) therapy, "HIV has become better characterized as a chronic disease rather than a terminal illness, depending in part on one's ability to maintain relatively high levels of adherence," the authors wrote. Research has... Read more »
Ask the Experts

My spouse is HIV positive and we are trying to get pregnant?

My spouse is HIV positive how can I get pregnant by him?...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
A variety of methods can be used to assist in becoming pregnant while decreasing the risk of transmitting HIV. There are several studies of assisted reproduction techniques that have resulted in successful pregnancy without HIV transmission to the... Read more »

Is Spouse legally responsible to reveal other Spouse's HIV status?

Spouse was diagnosed with HIV over 18 years ago, and has been "undetectable" for many years. The number of people who know this info. are very few, and spouse is very hesitant to reveal status to people locally. A lab tech from a local lab...
Christa Douaihy, Esq.

Response from Christa Douaihy, Esq.

Member, City of NY Bar Association Committee on AIDS
Dear Writer, Thank you for writing in. You do not have the legal duty to disclose your spouse's HIV status. Your spouse, on the other hand, may have a duty to disclose his medical condition to a treating physician. In at least one state (New... Read more »

Counseling help for spouse of AIDS patient

My husband has AIDS and Hep B. We have been married for 49 years. He tested positive 4 years ago. It has been a long and difficult road but he is now undetectable. There are problems within our family all of which come from his diagnosis. I...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
Thanks for writing. I am glad to hear your husband is now undetectable, and I understand how difficult dealing with HIV and Hep B coinfection, along with all the other relationship issues, can be. I am glad you are open to mental health help I am... Read more »

Moving to the US with HIV+ Spouse

I am a 34 year old that is looking at taking a position in New York as the opportunities in my field are non existent in Canada. The dilemma lies in the fact that in Canada my partner who is 50 and HIV+ has all prescription and medical costs covered...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
Most mid-sized and large US employers offer healthcare coverage. As you are looking at job opportunities in the US, you should be discussing the benefits offered by an employer, including healthcare. Hopefully, your prospective employer will offer... Read more »
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I created a blog for HIV negative spouses

Posted by poprock33, 2 Replies
I am a HIV negative woman with a positive spouse. We would like to have a baby using the sperm washing technique. I am having a difficult time finding a way to have this procedure done that is financially feasible for us. If you are in a similar... Read more »

Hiv Positive Dating | Hiv Positive Singles | Hiv Positive Forums | Hiv Positive Chatroom

Posted by Pozme
www.Pozspaces.com is a HIV positive singles dating site for individuals who may be HIV positive or have AIDS. We understand that living with this virus/disease can be difficult when it comes to dating. We want to provide the opportunity for those... Read more »

Hiv Positive Dating | Hiv Positive Singles | Hiv Positive Forums | Hiv Positive Chatroom

Posted by Chloe1023, 5 Replies
http://www.Pozspaces.com is a HIV positive singles dating site for individuals who may be HIV positive or have AIDS. We understand that living with this virus/disease can be difficult when it comes to dating. We want to provide the opportunity for... Read more »

RRe: Spouse has AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
My spouse of eight years has recently been diagnosed as having full blown Aids. We have 2 children together and I thought we had the perfect life. Now, I feel like everything is a mess. I am negative and thank god so are my children. Help, can... Read more »